Tahoe woman faces 10 years in drug sales

Tammy Lynn Prevost

Tammy Lynn Prevost

A 49-year-old Lake Tahoe woman who was accused of conducting at least four drug transactions admitted to the charges Tuesday.

Tammy Lynn Prevost, 49, was arrested in May with a gross 28 grams of methamphetamine.

According to court documents the drug transactions occurred between Jan 5-12.

Prevost faces a decade in prison on two counts of possession with intent to sell involving methamphetamine and heroine.

Sentencing is scheduled for Aug. 28.

• A woman who walked out of the Walmart’s Garden center emergency exit with stolen merchandise was released Tuesday on her own recognizance.

Kristina Lynette Kibbe, 44, and codefendant, Al Thomas Scarcelli were arrested in January after they walked out of the Walmart Garden center with at least 12 items that valued over $1,000.

Scarcelli faces up to four years in prison during sentencing set for Aug. 28.

Kibbe was released pending sentencing on Sept. 11 and ordered to stay out Walmart and not have contact with Scarcelli.

• A man who had several high level of controlled substances was granted probation Tuesday.

Joshua Edward Vanroy, 35, was arrested May 30, 2021, with heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine, alprazolam, carisoprodol, morphine sulfate and buprenorphine.

• A man with a third offense of driving under the influence may seek diversion.

Joseph Caroll Jones, 37, was arrested with a blood alcohol content of .257 on highway 395 near the intersection of Johnson Lane.

Douglas County District Judge Thomas Gregory said a petition for diversion may be submitted for consideration during sentencing. If the petition is denied, Jones will face up to six years in prison. 

Sentencing is set for Aug. 28.


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